Regional Meetings Happening November 2022

This Fall has brought a series of regional conferences across the Partner institutions in CIC’s Legacies of American Slavery network. Curious about a particular legacy theme? Be sure to check out the conference happening in November! Keep an eye out for more opportunities.

November 11-12 ●  Centenary College of Louisiana (Shreveport, LA) & Huston-Tillotson University (Austin, TX)

Legacies of American Slavery and Resistance: Race, Health, and Medicine:
This conference will bring together academics, health practitioners, students, and community members to discuss how the legacies of American slavery continue to affect the health of our communities and strategies we can use to overcome them.

Conference events are happening at both CIC institutions with a common keynote address about racial disparities in medicine by Dr. Sharron Herron-Williams, a Louisiana Endowment for the Humanities scholar in residence and professor of political science at Southern University Shreveport.

Speakers include: Dr. Latoya Pierce on the Cumulative Effects of Trauma; Dr. Shahzeem Bhayani on Critical Consciousness Training; Ani-ya Beasley on The Creation of the Atlantic World Medical Complex; Jazmine Carroll, Dr. Anna Leal, Yosajandy Bouslog, and Isabella Brown on Diversifying Anatomical Models; and a panel, “Working with the Legacies of Slavery with Medical Providers and Mental health experts,” moderated by Beverly Barnett, RN.

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